Hike the Avalon Loop Trail

Avalon Loop Trail

Distance

20.4 Miles

Elevation Gain

1791 Feet

Activities

Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking, Rock Climbing

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Summer, Autumn

Type

Loop

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
River
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildlife

Natural landscape, waterfall, swinging bridge, railroad, and relics of Maryland's colonial past all in one hike!  

Park in the lot off of River Road to access the Avalon Loop Trail. Trail is open from June-November and is dog friendly. The whole loop is about 20 miles but you can make it an out-and-back if you're looking for a shorter hike.  

Photos: Nicolas Raymond, takomabibelot

Community Photos

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

Nearby Lodging

From $133/night

Liberty Hill Camp

Aspers, Pennsylvania

From $100/night

Camp Kinzers

Kinzers, Pennsylvania

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Make sure to take cash

Wasn't actually able to hike this bc I didn't carry cash on me to enter. Will update review next time.

Distance

20.4 Miles

Elevation Gain

1791 Feet

Activities

Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking, Rock Climbing

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Summer, Autumn

Type

Loop

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